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Oh dear ones, have I shared my oh-so-easy recipe for tomato sauce in a crock pot with you? I promise that this is the easiest tomato sauce you will ever make. Crock Pot Tomato Sauce Fill your crock pot with … Continue reading
It’s been a good year for peaches in the Ohio Valley. Despite the dry weather, our favorite orchard had no shortage when we made our pilgrimage upriver to buy fruit last weekend. Last year, when we made peach jam, we … Continue reading
We didn’t grow cucumbers this year but that hasn’t kept us from buying them to make our famous Bread and Butter Pickles. You ask: “Why are your pickles famous?” Because we say so! I think they are so easy because … Continue reading
We love blueberry jam.
Just LOOK at what we found at the farmer’s market over the weekend! Jam! Well, not yet anyway. We found these old Mason jars in a junk store a few years ago – five of them for $3 — and … Continue reading
This is the time of year that zucchini starts to be plentiful, whether you grow it, buy it at the farmer’s market or have generous friends (like we do). This recipe isn’t difficult, especially if you have a food processor … Continue reading
This year we decided to grow more Roma tomatoes after we noticed them in a garden in the neighborhood last year. The plants are much smaller than our cherry tomatoes (those are Sweet 100s) but they are growing TONS of … Continue reading
Our tomato plants are healthy and happy so far and the fruit on this Sweet 100 looks like it will ripen nicely in a few weeks. This is one of our favorite varieties because the tomatoes are so sweet and … Continue reading
Remember the basil seedlings? They were transplanted to the Earth Boxes this week where they will grow up tall and strong to become pesto later in the summer.